Danielle & Scott
This tropical Thailand wedding was all about fabulous fireworks and incredible fresh florals
Danielle was awoken by beaming sunshine on the morning of her wedding and after a morning dip in the Thai ocean she was ready to be married. A private beachside estate was transformed into a lush floral fairyland for the happy couple, with a different flower-filled experience for guests to enjoy in each section of the day. Danielle and Scott said their vows overlooking the ocean and, once they’d entered the reception as a married couple, launched straight into their first dance, which ended with a fireworks show – all kinds of wow! The celebrations continued into the night with a pancake cart arriving to serve late-night snacks.
DATE January 29, 2016.
PHOTOGRAPHER Akaphon Photography (akaphonphotography.com).
DRESS & VEIL Steven Khalil (stevenkhalil. com). “It was the perfect fit.”
HAIR & MAKEUP Hair by Kieren Harris Hair and Jo Arada (facebook.com/ hairandmakeupsamui), and makeup by Kaysia Joy (+1 917 370 4415) and Dante Amato (danteamato.com).
GROOM’S SUIT Suit Shop (suitshop.com.au). BRIDESMAID DRESSES Camilla (camilla. com.au). “They suited the tropical climate.” WEDDING PLANNER & STYLIST Khun at Dreamcatchers Events (dreamcatchers eventsandholidays.com).
STATIONERY Jessica Lyons (jessicalyons. com.au). “I loved the tropical theme.” FLOWERS OK Flower Samui (+66 8 6032 3516). “I’m a huge flower fan!”
CEREMONY, RECEPTION & CATERING YL Residence No.17, Koh Samui, Thailand (www.ylresidence.com).
CELEBRANT Johnny Paterson (+66 8 6282 1512). “He came highly recommended.” CAKE Bread Factory, Koh Samui.
ENTERTAINMENT Ceremony violinist Lelikova Ulyana (+66 9 5693 9300), band Joel Havea (joelhavea.com), DJ
That Cheese Thief (0421 821 525), Bata and Gee musicians and DJ Simon Solo both at Koh Samui Events (kohsamui events.com), and fireworks and fountain sparklers from Samui Phuket Fireworks (samui-phuket-fireworks.com).
VIDEOGRAPHER TKT Cinematography (vimeo.com/trakarnta).
“I wanted crystals on my veil so they’d glisten in the sun.”
“Guests enjoyed dinner under flowers.”
“Fireworks went off at the end of our dance!”